From a helicopter, the sea surrounding the Exuma island chain resembles a giant jigsaw puzzle: all bright green swirls and crescents interlocking with pieces of grayish blue.
Views of Santa Monica Bay and the Southern California coastline from Shutters on the Beach (310.458.0030, www.shuttersonthebeach.com
Barbuda is not overtly glamorous, which is exactly why some people favor this mostly barren, 64-square-mile island north of Antigua in the Caribbean.
Churchill, Manitoba, has been called “a town built in the wrong place,” not because it is located 700 miles from its gateway city, Winnipeg, or because no roads lead there.
When the winter olympics begin this month in Turin, the world will discover what Italians long have known about this industrial hub: Turin is built for speed.
The challenging terrain at Aspen Highlands (800.525.6200, www.aspensnowmass.com) helps the resort lure expert skiers away from Aspen Mou
At Paris’ Hôtel de Crillon (+220.127.116.11.01, www.crillon.com), the elephant in the room cannot be ignored.
“Try to come early for the heat experiences!” This line jumps out as I read the e-mail confirmation for my upcoming Gentleman’s Retreat at the Spa at Mandarin Oriental in New York City.
Four decades is a long tenure in any position, but in the hospitality industry, such a stint is a true anomaly.
Sitting at the Long Bar of the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1962, John and Valerie Kent and their son, Geoffrey, devised a radical concept.